Effects of Child Abuse on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria

IJORER : International Journal of Recent Educational Research

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Title Effects of Child Abuse on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria
 
Creator Tersoo Timothy Tsegba
Ologele, Ibrahim
Kafayah Adeola Jidda
Joseph Abiodun Stephen
 
Subject Effects
Child abuse
Academic
Performance
primary school pupils
 
Description Several factors contributing to the low standard of education in Nigeria where child abuse identified to be an important factor. The study, therefore, investigates the effect of child abuse on the academic performance of primary school pupils in the Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. The population of the study comprised all primary school pupils and their teachers in the study area. The descriptive research design of survey type employed for the study. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select ten public primary schools out of fifty seven public primary schools in the study area. Nine hundred and forty–six (946) respondents selected for the study. Researchers developed a questionnaire validated by three experts from the related field was used as an instrument for the study. The findings revealed that child abuse has a significant effect on pupils participation in the class and also had a significant effect on pupils assessment in the Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. The researchers' recommends among others that the government should carry out an enlightenment campaign through mass media for parents and guardians on the consequences of child abuse on the educational achievement of primary school pupils to improve their participation in classes as well as improve their assessment grades in test and examination.
 
Publisher Faculty of Teacher Training and Education Muhammadiyah University of Makassar
 
Date 2021-09-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.ia-education.com/index.php/ijorer/article/view/108
10.46245/ijorer.v2i5.108
 
Source IJORER : International Journal of Recent Educational Research; Vol. 2 No. 5 (2021): September; 600-609
2721-7965
2721-852X
10.46245/ijorer.v2i5
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.ia-education.com/index.php/ijorer/article/view/108/102
https://journal.ia-education.com/index.php/ijorer/article/view/108/103
 
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